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  • Travis Sharp
    Congratulations to Travis Sharp, whose second book of poetry, , was recently published with Unicorn Press and is now available!
  • Miriam Thaggert's Book Short-listed
    We're excited to share the news that that Miriam Thaggert’s book, Riding Jane Crow: African American Women on the American Railroad, has been listed as one of three finalists for the Rosalyn Terborg-Penn Book Prize, sponsored by the Association for the Study of the Worldwide African Diaspora (ASWAD).
  • Congratulations to Professor Rachel Ablow
    Congratulations to Professor Rachel Ablow, who has been awarded Research Funding in the Arts and Humanities from the UB Office of the Vice Provost of Research and Economic Development and Humanities Institute for 2024-2025! This funding will support her research in the British Library for a new project on disagreement and persuasion in 19th-century literature and culture.
  • Susan Eilenberg
    Congratulations to Professor Susan Eilenberg, whose essay on Keats, “Hooted from The Stage,” is now out in the current issue (25 January) of the London Review of Books
  • Congratulations to Associate Professor Dave Alff
    Congratulations to Associate Professor Dave Alff, whose forthcoming book The Northeast Corridor: The Trains, The People, The History, The Region is now available for preorder!
  • Congratulations to Assistant Professor Nicole Morris Johnson
    Congratulations to Assistant Professor Nicole Morris Johnson, who has been awarded a Dr. Nuala McGann Drescher Leave for spring 2024 to continue working on her book project, "The Souths in Her: Black Women's Poetics Beyond the Womb Abyss!"
  • Lawrence Mullen
    Congratulations Lawrence Mullen, whose article titled, "The Ecogothic in Mosses from an Old Manse: Cultivating (Poisonous) Gardens at the Old Manse," has been published in the Nathaniel Hathorne Review (vol. 49, issue 1).
  • Joseph Conte
    Professor Joseph Conte's chapter "Signs: Print, Image, and Digital Media in DeLillo" is included in Don DeLillo in Context, edited by Jesse Kavadlo and published by Cambridge University Press.
  • Tanya Shilina-Conte
    Professor Tanya Shilina-Conte's article, “Folds to Black or White,” has just been published in the journal . Congratulations! To read more, visit